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Still, doubts about Wolfowitz's administrative abilities persisted. Bob Woodward, in his most recent book about the Iraq war, State of Denial, reports that Wolfowitz was passed over for the job of Presidential envoy to Iraq in favor of L. Paul Bremer III. "The president knew that Wolfowitz did not have a strong reputation as a manager," Woodward writes. "The deputy secretary of defense was a thinker, but he could barely run his own office."
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